- Macomb Senior High School
- Future Plans
Exploration and Research Tools
Xello (College/Career exploration program available through Clever)
IL Student Assistance Commission
12 Reasons to Stay in Illinois
Comparison Chart for State Universities
BigFuture College Planning for 9th and 10th graders
BigFuture College Planning for 11th graders
BigFuture College Planning for 12th graders
On Campus: Students are encouraged to visit colleges throughout high school, especially their Junior and Senior years. Juniors and Seniors are allowed two visits per year that do not count against attendance.
Virtual: Many colleges and universities now offer virtual visits through their websites.
At MHS: Many college, university, and military representatives visit MHS each school year. Be sure to listen to the announcements and check the Counseling Calendar to learn about upcoming visits. You can sign up for visits by stopping in the Counseling Office or through email.
The College Tour Series-Virtual College Tours
Applying to College
Your counselor is available to help you through the application process including providing Letters of Recommendation and Transcripts.
Common App-Can be used to apply to over 600 colleges and universities
Coalition for College-Can be used to apply to over 150 college and universities
Top 10 Things Colleges Want in Applicants
Letter of Recommendation Form-This document is very useful when asking someone to write you a letter of recommendation. Don’t forget to give the recommender plenty of advanced warning so that they have adequate time to write a personal letter.